After a year of being coy, Tika Sumpter shared a Father’s Day photo of daughter Ella-Loren and Nick James, the actor who’s the father of her bundle of joy.
And it’s safe to say the two make a beautiful pair.
“Ella’s such a lucky girl. @nickjames138 you are an amazing father,” Sumpter captioned the photo of James holding their child. “I could not have asked for a funnier, more present and loving partner. Thanks daddy for sending me a good one. #happyfathersday #love #daddysgirl”
In January, Sumpter revealed on The Real that she was engaged to James, who popped the question on Christmas— but never said his name.
“I didn’t want to hear, ‘Who’s the dad?’” Sumpter said about remaining private about his identity. “Social media can be harsh, and I’m a mama bear, protective of my family. So that’s why I waited to tell people, including some of my friends.”
Sumpter and James met on the set of Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots series. No word on when the wedding will happen, but we can’t wait for the fab photos.